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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1610355.015 - 152392 - Brevard College Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Winston-Salem


Inspection Nr: 1610355.015
Report ID: 0453720
Date Opened: 07/26/2022

Site Address:
152392 - Brevard College Corporation
1 Brevard College Drive
Brevard, NC 28712

Mailing Address:
1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard, NC 28712

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 611310/ Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/26/2022


Case Closed: 11/18/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1924719
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 148541.015
Event: 02/23/2022
Maintenance Worker Dies After Falling Off Pickup Truck

On February 23, 2022, an employee was working as the lead maintenance technician at a private college. He and a coworker were on a pickup truck. They were unloa ding privacy fence from the college grounds and pushing it into a dumpster. The employee was on the liftgate of the pickup truck. He had not latched the liftgat e. It fell open, and the employee tripped over the gate. He fell onto a concrete surface 2 ft 7 in (790 mm) below. The employee hit his head on the ground. He s uffered an injury to his head, but not a traumatic brain injury (TBI). He also s uffered six fractured ribs on his left side. He was taken to the community hospi tal, where he was treated and released. He died, at home, nine days later, due t o chronic disease, with the effects of the rib fractures recorded as a contribut ing factor.

Keywords:concrete, dumpster, fall, fall from elevation, fracture, head, maintenance, manual mat handling, pickup truck, rib, struck against, tailgate, tripped, underlying medical condition

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1610355.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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